Institut für Angewandte Physik

Plasmonische Nanostrukturen - Forschung

Entwicklung und Fabrikation funktioneller Mikro- und Nanostrukturen;
Fabrikation plasmonischer Nanostrukturen als optische Antennen;
neue Fabrikationstechniken für dreidimensionale plasmonische Nanostrukturen

Optische Untersuchung von plasmonischen Nanostrukturen mit Dunkelfeldstreuung und Extinktion, dreidimensionale Bestimmung der Modenstruktur
(mit UTT Troyes)

Numerische Simulation von Nahfeldern, optischen Spektren und Abstrahlcharakteristiken mit Finite Elemente Methoden und Finite-Difference Time Domain Simulationen

Second harmonic generation by tilted nanocones and oligomers
(with M. Kauranen group, Tampere, Finland)

Cavity modes in metal-insulator-metal (MIM) structures
(with P.-M. Adam group, UTT Troyes)

Nanostructuring for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS)

Photoluminescence of nanorings
(with A.J. Meixner/D. Zhang group)

Diblock copolymer templates for the self-assembly of nanoparticles;
Electroless deposition for variable size micelles;
Capillary force self-assembly of nanoparticles

Development of methods for the selective functionalization of optical antennas;
hybrid structures of individual antennas and single/few molecules/quantum dots

Combination of optical antennas and GRIN lenses as sensor elements
(with M. Brecht, A.J. Meixner/D. Zhang, G. Gauglitz groups)

Mechanically controllable break junctions
(with K. Braun, A.J. Meixner group)

Plasmonic structures, optical grids and organic thin films:
energy transfer processes and organic photovoltaics
(with F. Schreiber group)

Integration of plasmonic structures with microfluidic channels;
concentration of nano-objects at optical antennas

Parallel structuring by nanosphere lithography;
substrates for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Development of plasmonic near-field scanning probes
(with Molecular Foundry Berkeley, NMI Reutlingen)

Plasmonic nanostructures and carbon nanomaterials / 2D materials
(with NMI Reutlingen)

Substrates for the manipulation of Bose Einstein Condensates by plasmonic surface potentials
(with S. Slama group)